Alia Bhatt, Vedang Raina’s Jigra Release Date Out; Vasan Bala’s Film To Hit The Screens In October – News18

Alia Bhatt's Jigra is all set to release in October.

Alia Bhatt’s Jigra is all set to release in October.

The much awaited Alia Bhatt, Vedang Raina starrer Jigra is all set to release later this year.

Alia Bhatt has been on a roll with back to back commercial as well as critical success. From Gangubai Kathiawad to Darlings, Brahmastra to Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, the actress has also managed to create a space for herself amid the international audience with ‘Heart Of Stone’. The actress who is also enjoying motherhood with her daughter Raha had recently wrapped one of the most awaited films titled Jigra with Vedang Raina. Now the actress has unveiled the release date of the same, along with an exciting poster.

On Thursday, Alia Bhatt took to her Instagram handle and shared the poster on her timeline. In the picture, she can be seen staring at the ground, with a backpack on her shoulders. The backdrop is reminiscent of cyberpunk games, with hues of blue, purple and pink. She posted the same, along with the caption, “11.10.2024 | JIGRA | See you at the movies ♥️☀.”

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Last year, Alia Bhatt talked about Jigra and opened up about its plot. She had revealed that the film is a story of ‘courage, passion and determination’. “Just a little over a year later, we are ready to launch our second production – Jigra, a beautiful story of courage, passion and determination. I hope to consistently support compelling narratives that are authentic, and enduringly timeless and work with brilliant creative minds to bring them alive,” Alia added.

It was also recently revealed that the actress had to learn basketball for the film. As reported by E-Times, Alia Bhatt has several scenes in Jigra in which she will be seen playing basketball and therefore, to make it look authentic, director Vasan Bala assigned a coach to her.

Reportedly, Alia underwent extensive basketball training for the film. A coach on the sets was assigned who not only taught her the rules of the game but also basic movements like dribble and double dribble. Besides this, Alia also learnt how to pass and how to dunk the ball in the basket.

Besides Alia, Jigra will also star The Archies star Vedang Raina. He will be playing the role of Alia’s brother in the movie.

It should also be noted that Alia Bhatt is not just playing the lead in Jigra but is also producing it. Previously, in an interview with Film Companion, the actress opened up about venturing into production and shared that it is ‘exciting and overwhelming’ at the same time.

“I believe stories are everywhere, and stories are everything! I turned producer with Eternal Sunshine to tell some of these stories, ones that evoke emotions and leave an impact. Our first production, Darlings, got so much love that it was exciting and overwhelming at the same time,” she said.